Randolph-Macon College will host author and film critic
Molly Haskell on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the Copley Science Center
in room 100. Her lecture on “The South in Gone with the Wind: Myth and Reality,”
is free and open to the public.
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Haskell went to Sweet Briar College in Lynchburg,
the University of London and the Sorbonne before settling in New York. She worked
at the French Film Office in the Sixties, and then went to The Village Voice,
first as a theatre critic, then as a movie reviewer, and from there to New York Magazine
She has written for many publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian
UK, Esquire, The Nation, Town and Country, The New York Observer and The New
York Review of Books. Her newest book, part of the Yale University
Press's American Icon series, is Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited.
Haskell’s appearance at Randolph-Macon College is sponsored by the R-MC First Year
Experience colloquia concerning the American South, as well as the The Washington
Literary Society and the Merrill Munyan Fund.
For more information, contact Debbie O’Dell at: (804) 412-1559.